Today we spent time volunteering at the Nawanyago Heath Clinic. This is the clinic at which Imaging the World began their project back in 2009. We began the day observing ultrasounds being performed on both pregnant mothers and pediatric patients. It was fascinating to see the very detailed process of performing an obstetrical ultrasound scan … [Read more…]
The first few days in Africa have been incredible. This is my first time in Africa, and I have not been disappointed. There are some ways that Uganda is similar and different to the way I thought it would be. One of these ways is that Uganda is similar to my previous ideas about Africa … [Read more…]
February 18th, 2014 Today the ITW Africa team met with the Ugandan Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda. In attendance were: the State Minister of Health for Primary Health Care, Hon. Sarah Opendi , the Commisioner of Clinical Services, Dr. Amandua Jacinto, and the Assistant Commisioner for Integrated Curative Services, Dr. Jackson Amone. We … [Read more…]
This week, Imaging the World was highlighted in a US News OpEd piece by Deborah DiSanzo, Executive Vice President and CEO Philips Healthcare. To Read the Article please click the title below: Op/Ed: Hospital of the Future Will Be a Health Delivery Network One expert explains that, to face the future, the health care industry … [Read more…]
Last week the ITWA team visited a government facility in Mubende District, and one of the potential new sites identified by Imaging the World for ultrasound program implementation. Below are some great photos taken during that trip.
Imaging the World’s work is featured this week in a Huffington Post blog by Philips Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer, Eric Silfen, MD. Read the post: “All Health Care Is Local, Part 1: Uganda“